When she came back

Silent breathsA final pass This central noteEchoes its last Your footsteps lingerThey lift the dust Your shadow fallsTime went too fast Memories, I keep playingI cling to the firesFate, let not her life leave meForever grasping, I will not tire From her I have comeAnd to her arms I shall return Let me not fail…

Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie

Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie (Judith triumphant over the barbarians of Holofernes), RV 644, is an oratorio by Antonio Vivaldi, to celebrate the victory of Christians during the second great siege of Corfu. This battle took place in 1716, during the last Ottoman–Venetian War (1714–18). After the conquest of the Peloponnese in 1715, the Ottoman…